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Bernardo Pires de Lima
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Bernardo Pires de Lima is a Non-Resident Fellow at the Center for Transatlantic Relations at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington, DC, a Researcher at the Portuguese Institute of International Relations, in Lisbon, and a columnist for the Portuguese daily newspaper Diário de Notícias. A Lecturer at several Portuguese and European universities and diplomatic academies, Mr. Pires de Lima has published widely on transatlantic security, European integration, and Africa and Middle East affairs.

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Ukraine and the Dawn of Post-American Europe

(3) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 9:20 AM

Few should be surprised by Putin's behavior in Ukraine. After all, protecting Russian-speaking communities abroad is part of official Russian strategic doctrine. Defending vital military facilities like those in Crimea (where Russia has been the de facto sovereign power for years) is as natural for Russia as considering Abkhazia and...

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Why the Atlantic, Not the Pacific, May Dominate the 21st Century

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2013 | 11:37 AM

In recent years, much of the foreign policy debate in Washington and European capitals has focused on the rise of China and the growing importance of the Asia-Pacific region. Fewer have paid attention to another, perhaps equally important trend: the rise of 'the Atlantic area' as globalization's new center of...

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